A Multi-step Backward Cloud Generator Algorithm

  • Guoyin Wang
  • Changlin Xu
  • Qinghua Zhang
  • Xiaorong Wang
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 7413)


Cloud model is an effective tool in uncertain transforming between qualitative concepts and their quantitative expressions. Backward cloud generator can transform quantitative values into qualitative concepts. In this paper, based on the theory of probability statistics, the authors make analysis of backward cloud algorithm, and construct a new algorithm of backward cloud which is more precise than the old. Finally, a simulation is given to compare the new algorithm with the old algorithms, and the results show that the new algorithm has better stability and adaptability.


second-order normal cloud model forward cloud generator backward cloud generator 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Guoyin Wang
    • 1
    • 3
  • Changlin Xu
    • 2
    • 3
  • Qinghua Zhang
    • 3
  • Xiaorong Wang
    • 2
    • 3
  1. 1.Institute of Electronic Information TechnologyChongqing Institute of Green & Intelligent Technology, CASChongqingChina
  2. 2.School of Information Science & TechnologySouthwest Jiaotong UniversityChengduChina
  3. 3.Institute of Computer Science and TechnologyChongqing University of Posts & TelecommunicationsChongqingChina

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